Lucious Barnes

PROFILE:

I've been a huge fan and critic of games and movies ever since I had a voice to speak about them. I love power and influence of great storytelling, interactive and otherwise, and now want to be more than just a consumer. My biggest strength in this regard? Almost every time, I'm fair all the time.

Posts by Lucious Barnes:

An Interstellar nesting doll – Stardrive 2 review

by 1 month ago

If you take a moment to absorb all that Stardrive 2 lays before you when it begins, you might get a small idea how vast it actually is. Even after …

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All hands on deck: Stardrive 2 -preview

by 2 months ago

Having never played the original, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect when I took to the helm of Zero Sum Games' Stardrive 2. I was mostly just looking for …

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These are not the ships you’re looking for: Sid Meier’s Starships review

by 2 months ago

Were you excited when you heard the news of Sid Meier's: Starships being released? I sure was. Despite the yay and nay reception the title’s pseudo prequel, Sid Meyer’s Civilization: …

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Better off buried – Zombeer review

by 3 months ago

As some might expect, there is a polarizing shift between playing games for fun and playing games because it’s your job. There are several times and numerous examples when my …

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Herald or heretic – How Dragon Age: Inquisition made me face my views of the afterlife.

by 3 months ago

    Bioware has made it their business to not only deliver remarkable personality and character development with their games, but also display some fearlessness by broaching the potentially divisive or even …

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    Lucious’ Top Ten Games of 2014

    by 5 months ago

    Being the year after all the Gen 8 consoles hit store shelves and family living rooms around the globe, 2014 has (or maybe had by the time you’re reading this) …

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    The light we found in the dark below- The Dark Below Review

    by 5 months ago

    Neither of us were exactly anticipating The Dark Below with excitement. It’s better to say we looked forward to it with curiosity. When the original vanilla release of Destiny launched …

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    Rolling on all cylinders- Rollers of the Realm review

    by 6 months ago

     Before the simulator, before the platformer, and before whack-a-mole, there was pinball. Forever lurking somewhere in the corners of the gaming world, pinball has persisted for over seventy years as …

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    A linage of strategy – Crowntakers review

    by 7 months ago

    I made a lot of strange and entertaining comparisons during my time with Crowntakers. Among the first was Infinity Blade, where I originally encountered the now popular theme of playing …

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    Beyond your expectations- Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth review

    by 7 months ago

    Sid Meier’s Civilization series has enjoyed a long lasting and beloved place in the halls of gaming history. It’s tenacious, creative, and often quirky approach to interactively retelling the history …

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    The art of interstellar war- Spacecom review

    by 8 months ago

    The Real-time-strategy genre in many ways represents one of the far poles of videogames, sitting across from the visceral in-the-moment combat of fighting games. They speak to a different part …

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    It’s all in the hands- Lichdom: Battlemage review

    by 9 months ago

    “Customizable” is a very fluid concept in the world of videogames, and it’s certainly been taken more and more advantage of as the technology behind our favorite entertainment grows more …

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